The Denver Nuggets figure the way to quit getting beaten inside and out by the Los Angeles Lakers is to get them running up and down the court.
Kobe Bryant scored 31 points, Andrew Bynum posted the Lakers’ first playoff triple-double in 21 years with an NBA postseason record-tying 10 blocked shots, and LA controlled the tempo in a playoff-opening 103-88 victory over the Nuggets.
The Denver Nuggets earned themselves another postseason date with the Los Angeles Lakers. Whether that is a good thing or a bad thing remains to be seen.
It was another loss for the Miami heat as the Denver Nuggets pressed the pace and then turned it up a notch in the fourth quarter. The Nuggets sent the Heat to their third straight loss with a 117-104 victory on Friday night.
Heading into the 2011-2012 NBA season, Miami Heat President Pat Riley has a tough decision ahead of him that could reshape the team’s roster and anger many fans.
The Miami Heat proved too hot for the Denver Nuggets Saturday when the nuggets were turned into molten metal, beaten by Miami 103-98.
Denver Nuggets took advantage of the absence of LeBron James, out with a sprained ankle, to beat the Miami Heat 130-102.